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Pitt football looks ahead to difficult non-conference schedule

Pitt football looks ahead to difficult non-conference schedule

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

With the recent finalization of Pitt’s 2018 football schedule, it’s never too early to start planning ticket purchases and tailgates. The team is set to face a tough non-conference schedule, including two perennial national title contenders and a team that just went undefeated. While ACC oppon...

Women’s track and field team breaks school relay record

Women’s track and field team breaks school relay record

By Dominic Campbell | For The Pitt News

February 5, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s distance medley relay team had a record-breaking performance Friday, but still couldn’t catch up. In South Bend, Indiana, for the Meyo Invitational Friday and Saturday, the women’s distance medley relay team broke Pitt’s record — 11:31.99, set last year at the Penn State Na...

Women’s soccer devastated by Notre Dame, 4-0

Women’s soccer devastated by Notre Dame, 4-0

By Ashwini Sivaganesh | Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt women’s soccer team suffered its third shutout loss in as many conference games Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (1-9-1, 0-3-0 ACC) fell to the No. 24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-1-3, 2-0-1), 4-0, in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame stormed out to a four-goal lead in the first half, then kep...

Breaking down the East Region

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In a year full of parity in college basketball, it’s been tough to scope out the elite versus the meek. That remains true in Pitt’s East Region of the NCAA Tournament, as it’s difficult to pick out the contenders in the grouping. There is an array of teams that can make noise in the corner of...

Gallery: Pitt Football vs. Notre Dame 11/7/15

Gallery: Pitt Football vs. Notre Dame 11/7/15

By Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

November 7, 2015


Filed under Top Stories, Visual

News and notes: Rankings, gametime, and honors

News and notes: Rankings, gametime, and honors

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

MOVIN’ ON UP Following their 23-20 win over Syracuse on Saturday, the Pitt football team jumped in the Associated Press Top 25 and also appeared in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll Top 25 for the first time. On Sunday, the Panthers leapt from No. 25 to No. 23 in the AP poll, while claiming the No. 24 ...

Scheduling rivals could provide boon to football attendance

Scheduling rivals could provide boon to football attendance

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns, Sports Features

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column calling for Pitt and West Virginia to renew the Backyard Brawl. Last Thursday, by pure happenstance, fate intervened — in the form of Pitt and WVU AD’s Scott Barnes and Shane Lyons, respectively — and made my dream come true. The Panthers will now play the Moun...

Pitt football schedule looks winnable but tough

Pitt football schedule looks winnable but tough

By Joe Rokicki / Staff Writer

September 4, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

On paper, everything looks easy. And on paper, Pitt’s schedule seems deceptively easy. But it’s easy to forget that Pitt has lost at least once to each of this year’s opponents in the past three years, some losses nastier than others. But with a new coaching staff and fresh enthusiasm, the futur...

Pitt stuns No. 8 Notre Dame with late basket by Robinson

Pitt stuns No. 8 Notre Dame with late basket by Robinson

By Jasper Wilson / Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After playing arguably its worst game of the season against Virginia Tech last time out, the Pitt men’s basketball team responded with its best.Hosting No. 8 Notre Dame at Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon,  the Panthers used a balanced scoring attack to nullify the visitors’ potent offen...

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